Tag: Fish sauce

Filipino Food Fridays: Sinigang na Baboy

I asked, you answered. I listened and that’s why I made Sinigang na Baboy this week! There were a lot of vegetables in this dish, which took some time to prepare, but I love vegetables so I’m partial to this dish! The only downside? The smell.…

Filipino Food Fridays: Menudo

Apparently Bernadette doesn’t think anyone can be that challenged when cooking—her comment on my foodipino.com blog entry was made in reference to my YouTube video of my attempt to make Filipino food for the first time. I started withTinolang Manok. I thought I did well! For…

Esaladang Suha (Pomelo Salad)

Here is a delicious break from typical salads like cesar salad or chef’s salad. It is light, juicy and healthy as it does not require oil in its dressing. Serve chilled from the fridge makes it a refreshing course or side dish to grilled chicken, baked…

Fish Sarciado

Sarciado in Tagalog means “cooked with a thick sauce”, that is why this fish dish is accompanied with a thick chunky tomato sauce. Fish Sarciado was invented by Filipinos in search for better ways to make a dish out of left over fried fish as these…

Chicken Binakol

Chicken Binakol is a chicken soup dish similar to Tinola but instead of using rice wash or normal water this chicken soup dish is cooked in coconut water. There are two variations of this dish: the Batangas version; wherein they usually use a very flavourful and lean chicken…

Chicken Arroz Caldo [Lugaw]

In the Philippines, the Spanish influenced dish called” Arroz Caldo” is also known as “Lugaw,”  which is a rice porridge that is well known in the country. On the other hand it is also known as ” Congee” for Chinese influenced nations. Some provinces prepare plain…